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Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
duck congress returns this week with barely a month left to avoid the fiscal cliff of mandatory tax hikes and spending cuts. retiring senator joe lieberman today lamented the lack of bipartisanship on capitol hill. >> in my opinion the last two years, 2011-12 have been the least productive and most partisan and uncompromising in my 24 years here. the public seemed outraged at the status quo that produced so little. >> glor: newly elected senator angus king is vowing to help break the logjam by doing what so many others in congress will not, compromise. chip reid caught up with king on the streets of maine. >> if somebody comes to you and says i'm not going to compromise, what they're really saying is i have 100 percent of the truth. i'm 100% right. >> reporter: angus king says he's 100% certain of only one thing. that neither the democrats nor the republicans are always right. that is why when he takes his seat in january as the new senator from maine he will be doing it as an independent. >> the people are absolutely fed up with this nonsense. they have had it with washington not b
Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
, the government instantly starts collecting revenue tax wise. >> but some residents believe that won't make much difference. malik yakini runs an urban community garden and sees his idea as a land grab taking advantage of a chance to snap up real estate at rock bottom prices. >> this is great potential to develop that land for the collective good, as opposed to one wealthy individual buying up large tracts of land. >> how close is your house to where we are stand something. >> my house is probably about two blocks down and two blocks up. >> reporter: to convince skeptics hantz build a three-acre pilot site to demonstrate his idea, hantz farm president mike score over saw the project. >> we came in and planted oak on the main part of the property and flowering trees along the perimeter. >> and that's what we are looking at here? >> 900 oak trees on three acres. >> score, who was born and raised in detroit says he already has seen changes in the neighborhood. >> i am the king of the word! >> in an area that was once too dangerous. >> when visitors come to detroit i want them to come because it is
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